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  Italian regulations governing the offering by Italian licensed operators of bets and events not included in the official schedule published by the gambling regulator, AAMS, has been published and from tomorrow it will be possible to have the offering of new types of bets and events approved by AAMS. As previously discussed, this represents a major change for the Italian sportsbetting sector whose offering has been constrained for several years by regulatory restrictions allowing to place bets only on events and types of...

Poker liquidity sharing in EuropeItalian, French, German, Portuguese, UK and Spanish gambling regulators met in Lisbon at the beginning of the month and more recently issued interesting statements at the World Gaming Executive Summit 2013 that might lead to a closer implementation of the online poker liquidity sharing within Europe.The current ring fenced regulatory regime prevents operators from letting players of different jurisdictions to play together in the countries that regulated online poker requiring a local remote gambling license to...

IP right and gaming - an interesting matchOn the 18th of July 2013 at 9:00 AM PT / 4:00 PM GMT, I will be talking at a webinar arranged by the Global Outsourcing Association of Lawyers on Intellectual Property models in the electronic gaming industry where we will try to cover both issues relating to the video gaming sector as well as to the gambling sector also because the two sectors are become closer and closer lately.The webinar is absolutely free and...

Interesting data for mobile gaming in Italy€ 133 million of revenues have been generated from the mobile gaming sector in Italy in 2012 with an increase of 37% compared to 2011 according to the data published in a report of the University of Milan.Apparently over 27 million people in Italy have a smartphone and of them 22 million use their phone to browse and 15 million have downloaded at least an app. Also, over 60% of the downloaded apps are...

400,000+ slot machines shall be replaced in the next months  Italian technical regulations on new version of comma 6A slot machines (also known as NewSlot 3 or AWPs) have been approved and this will lead to the replacement of over 400,000 machines generating almost € 500 million of aggregate gross revenues on a monthly basis.The purpose of these new regulations is to allow a modernization of the machines allowing new gaming modalities including the possibility for more players to play at...